It’s Firefly weekend in Delaware. Get ready for four days of awesome music! This bucket list will help make sure you squeeze every ounce of fun out of the trip to Delaware.
Beyond The Woodlands there are lots more great events and things to do this weekend. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

St. Anthony's Italian Festival
Tuesday, June 13 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Saturday: 2:00 – 10:30 PM, Sunday: 2:00 – 8:00 PM, Monday-Friday: 5:30 – 10:30 PM
St. Anthony of Padua
$5 (Under 14, Over 61: Free)
In 2017 we plan to focus on the ancient and storied land of Sicily. Check the site for more info on our featured region and how we will highlight the charm of Sicily this year! The Festival offers a wide variety of delicious and authentic Italian food specialties. Experience a virtual tour of Italy during your visit by dining in our various indoor and outdoor dining locations. Find out all about the fun happening at the Festival, including entertainment schedule, menu offerings, concerts, and other special events.

Firefly Music Festival
Thursday, June 15 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
All Day
The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway
One Day Passes: $89 and up
Firefly Music Festival is a premier music experience set among lush wooded landscapes. Witness unforgettable performances and discover the engaging attractions nestled around every turn that make Firefly a can’t-miss summer tradition for music fans from around the world. Get more information and plan your trip at

2017 Family Boat Building Weekend
Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Times vary
Lewes Canalfront Park
Come support participating groups and families as they build shallow draft wooden boats called Bevin’s Skiffs, with help from The Lewes Historical Society’s Volunteer Wooden Boat Crew in front of the Lewes Life-Saving Station on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal.

Summer Nights at Mt. Cuba
Friday, June 16, 2017
4:00 – 8:00 PM
Mt. Cuba Center
On Fridays in June, explore the idyllic gardens of Mt. Cuba Center after-hours for Summer Nights. Unwind from your week and relax with an evening in the gardens. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy casual lawn games while listening to music on the terrace. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase, and each week features different live entertainment. Occurs on Fridays in June, rain or shine.

Fireworks at Hagley
Friday, June 16, 2017
5:00 PM
Hagley Museum and Library
Free for members
Don’t miss Delaware’s best fireworks show! This members-only event is held each year, for two Fridays in June. It is a spectacular evening of family fun. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, blankets, coolers, and chairs. Event includes raffles and silent auction with great prizes.

Kayak Eco-Tours
Friday, June 16, 2017
9:30 AM
Delaware Seashore State Park
While the bulk of park visitors are enjoying the beaches of Delaware Seashore State Park, few take the time to experience the peace and wildlife of the bayside. 

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra “Starry Night Opera”
Friday, June 16, 2017
7:00 PM
Freeman Stage at Bayside
The powerful voices of OperaDelaware will join the formidable Mid-Atlantic Symphony, under the fiery direction of Maestro Julien Benichou, for an evening of memorable musicals and great opera. BYOC- Bring Your Own Chair. 

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery Summer Concert Series
Friday, June 16, 2017
Times vary
Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
Concerts are family friendly and tickets are only $10 per person for any show. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets and if you are hungry, a food truck will be on-site for every show. Salted Vines will sell their wines and frozen vino-slushies by the glass.

Open Cockpit Day
Saturday, June 17, 2017
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Air Mobility Command Museum
Tour guides are stationed in the open aircraft to describe the history of the planes and their missions. They are often retired crew members of these airplanes so their descriptions are from personal experience and bring the aircraft to life for visitors. 

Enchanted Summer Day
Saturday, June 17, 2017
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Included with admission
Celebrate the beginning of summer in our award-winning children’s garden! A full day of excitement, imaginative play, and outdoor fun awaits you in the Enchanted Woods. Storytellers, musicians, face painting, games, crafts, and more will provide the perfect kick off to summer.

Historic Shipwreck Rescue Reenactment
Saturday, June 17, 2017
1:00 – 4:00 PM
Indian River Life-Saving Station
State park staff will be teaming up with active-duty Coast Guardsmen to perform one of the Life-Saving Service’s rescue techniques known as the “breeches buoy system” or “beach apparatus system.” This ingenious 19 th century rescue drill allowed the surfmen to save shipwreck victims without the need to launch the surfboat and enter the water themselves.

Father’s Day Express
Saturday, June 18, 2017
12:30 & 2:30 PM
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Adults: $14, Kids, Seniors: $13
Dads love trains, so why not treat your Dad to a ride aboard our train on Father's Day? You and Dad will take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll have a half-hour layover to enjoy a picnic with Dad.

Old 97’s, Turnpike Troubadors
Sunday, June 18, 2017
9:00 PM
Bottle & Cork
Old 97's, Turnpike Troubadors Sunday Jun 18 , 2017 Doors: 9:00 PM 21 and over $30

Baltimore Ravens’ Justin Tucker
Sunday, June 18, 2017
7:00 PM
Freeman Stage at Bayside
Join Justin Tucker at the Stage as he speaks about his extraordinary life, which intersects sports and the arts. Tucker may be most known for his accuracy on the football field as a two-time Pro Bowl kicker for the Baltimore Ravens, but he is also a classically trained singer who majored in music and can sing in seven languages! 

Riverwalk Minigolf
Thursday, May 25 – Saturday, October 14, 2017
Mon. – Thurs. – 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Fri. & Sat. – 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sun. – 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Wilmington Riverfront
Riverwalk Mini Golf is an 18-hole miniature golf course located right along the Wilmington Riverwalk! This beautifully lanscaped mini golf course was designed by Harris Miniature Golf of Wildwood, New Jersey and features many of the colors and plant life found along the Riverfront, including the iconic Tom Burke birdhouses.

Cruise aboard the Riverboat Queen
Thursday, May 25 – September 28, 2017
10:30 AM, 3:30 PM, 5:30 PM
Wilmington Riverfront
Welcome aboard the most unique blend of “Riverfront Wilmington Entertainment”, a two-hour cruise on the iconic restored Paddlewheeler Skipper Liner, The Riverboat Queen. Experience wining & dining on the water! The Riverboat Queen offers weekly scenic Sunday brunch & Thursday dinner cruises. 

Bonus trip ideas:
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.